SCEC Highlights and News

Archive of SCEC highlights and news articles that may be of interest to the SCEC community.

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03/23/2021
From the Director: Activities and Prospects in Early 2021
Springtime in southern California Dear SCEC Community, Happy March 2021 equinox! Fl...
03/22/2021
Dennis Mileti, SCEC Advisor and Friend, Dies at 75
Dr. Dennis Mileti was the former Director of the Natural Hazards Center at the U...
03/19/2021
Why California is Safer Because of the San Fernando Earthquake
No matter what else is going on in the world, earthquakes are always relevant in California because they are a constant ...
Steve Bohlen, Acting State Geologist, California Geological Survey
03/19/2021
Opportunities from SCEC’s Experiential Learning and Career Advancement
A year into the pandemic, we continue to evaluate the extent of disruption to career growth due to suspended experientia...
03/18/2021
How SCEC Helps People "ShakeOut" for Tsunamis
10 years ago this March, an unexpectedly-large M9.1 earthquake off Japan’s east coast generated an enormous tsunami. E...
03/18/2021
Why do some faults appear to slip backwards?
Rarely can a two-day group field trip provide new information about the physics of earthquakes. Guided by satellite ...
12/21/2020
Rocket Rules: Earthquake Materials for Children
Since 2017, SCEC and the Hero and You Foundation have been working together to create earthquake education and preparedn...
12/21/2020
From the Director: Reflecting on 2020 (and early 2021)
Dear SCEC Community, The passing year will not go down in history as a good one. But as I reflect on 2020 and the nea...
12/21/2020
December 2020 SCEC Newsletter
Includes articles about Ridgecrest paleoseismic studies, a toolkit for evaluating earthquake forecasts, an summary ...
12/16/2020
How predictable are earthquakes? A new software toolkit helps earthquake forecasters decide
"Earthquakes cannot be predicted" states the title of a controversial Science article from 19971. Nearly 25 years later,...